Compliance & Investigation Officer
WATU is a focus-driven, customer-centric company that believes everyone deserves the opportunity to be an entrepreneur and achieve their ambitious goals in life. As Africa’s fastest growing Asset Finance company, we see the continent’s bright and prosperous future and want to be part of making it a reality. Our vision is to provide asset financing for motorcycles and three-wheelers to those who understand when provided with the right tools can fulfil their dreams and the needs of their families and community. We Empower Entrepreneurs by providing the means needed to move and improve lives.
Our business is growing rapidly with more than 150,000 customers in Kenya. In this context, we are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and Compliance & Investigation Officer with high ethical principles to join our Compliance & Investigation Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for internal investigations and Watu Compliance Program designing, implementing, maintaining and communicating.
We are looking for doers who are ready to roll up their sleeves and with their hard work and dedication create the impact needed in our communities. Do you want to become a part of our ambitious and creative team of smart individuals and make a difference and you have what it takes? Then read on and apply for this exciting opportunity!
A successful Compliance & Investigation Officer is expected to adapt to the fast-paced culture of both the company, the market and the customers we serve.
- Conduct and supervise Internal Investigations as per Watu Standards
- Analyze investigations key metrics and trends. Prepare the appropriate report
- Identify and present to the management investigation learnings, implement remedial actions and conduct retaliation checks
- Act as a trusted advisor for employees who seek guidance on compliance-related matters or who wish to discuss or report suspected misconduct.
- Deploy compliance training and communication strategy and initiatives
- Monitor effectiveness/coverage of training and communication activities
- Maintain up to date written documentation and policies related to the organization’s business activities.
- Keep abreast of latest E&C developments, new technologies and ways of working. Apply and share learning to promote continuous improvement.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:
- University degree
- 3 years+ experience in corporate governance, investigations, or compliance related field
- Integrity and professional skills
- Attention to details
- Ability to work independently and proactively
- Self-starter, target oriented
- Team player and good communicator
What we offer:
- Be a part of an international, dynamic and driven team that has set their aspirations high and work hard to achieve those
- Opportunities to learn and grow together with us
- Competitive compensation package
- Health benefits
Do you see yourself being part of the WATU team? Then please apply with your CV and a cover letter, we are looking forward to working with you!